Spring Moto

Whether your signature look is a t-shirt-and-jeans, all-black everything, or a polished dress, trading in your go-to leather jacket for a spring-ready version is an easy way to brighten your look this Season. And with an array of light and bright styles now available, this quick switch is a no-brainer!

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To achieve that model-off-duty vibe, balance a bright fitted jacket with relaxed pieces, like a gray t-shirt and black jeans.

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Make sure your metallic jacket doesn’t compete with the rest of your look by pairing it with minimal separates.

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For even more visual intrigue, pick a leather jacket with interesting details, like perforation.

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Even a gray jacket can make an all-black outfit feel appropriate for both spring and daytime.

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In of-the-moment cobalt blue, a motorcycle jacket makes a striking statement against a mix of pared-down neutrals.

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If your looking for something that goes with everything, a white biker jacket is the perfect spring alternative to your favorite black styles.

Get The Look

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Rebecca Minkoff Wes Moto Jacket ($598) in Blush

Wear this peachy pick with a t-shirt and your favorite denim on the weekend. Bonus- if you go printed!

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Forever 21 Bold Quilted Moto Jacket ($33) in Red

This quilted style would be the perfect addition of texture to a monochrome ensemble.

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Club Monaco Delaine Moto Jacket ($595) in Pale Pink

Like you, this pale pink jacket is sweet with a hint of edge, thanks to the black zipper detailing.

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Lovers + Friends Babe Moto Jacket ($217) in White

Just when you thought that this jacket couldn’t get any better, it also has sleeves that are removable, allowing it to do double duty as a vest.

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Muuba Presley Biker Jacket ($575)

Try this green jacket over a floral frock or black and white basics for a cool contrast.

Get your Moto Running!

XOXO

-D-Anna

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Quick Style!

The smallest tweaks to your outfit can make all the difference. These are the easiest styling tricks that will make you look more polished, and all in under a minute.

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Cuff A Pair of Jeans You’ve Never Cuffed Before:

Next time you step into one of your favorite pairs of skinnies, flip the hem up for a change of pace.

Get The Look: Acne Studios Pop Light Boyfriend Jeans ($270)

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Try A Tie:

Sometimes your outfit needs that uptown accessory. Enter: the silk tie.

Get The Look: Topman Velvet 5cm Tie ($25) in Black

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Add A Bright Hat:

Adding a brightly colored hat will take your look from mundane, to head-turning.

Get The Look: Jezebel Blue Hat ($325)

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Carry Your Purse As A Clutch:

As seen here on model, Dree Hemingway, wearing your bag as a clutch looks a little more ladydlike than stringing it across your body.

Get The Look: Poverty Flats Crossbody Bag ($58) in White

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Drape Your Coat:

Wear your coat as a cape (i.e. the fashion pack’s favorite look) on your next evening out.

Get The Look: Urbancode Faux Fur Coat ($640) in Blue

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Layer A Button-Down Under A Dress:

Make a cocktail dress daytime appropriate by layering a crisp, white button-down underneath.

Get The Look: Shoshanna Strapless Full-Skirt Dress($395) in Black

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Replace your Necklace:

A silk neckerchief adds instant polish. Try one in place of your go-to statement necklace.

Get The Look: Jonathan Adler Chioiserie Owl Silk Scarf ($98) in Fuschia

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Add Socks:

Just keep them in the same color family as either your shoes or your pants as Pernille Teisbeck does here.

Get The Look: Gold Toe Plaid Fashion Socks($16) in Blue

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Get Matchy:

Inject your outfit with a trifecta of color by way of a matching bag, coat, and lip color, as this style maven did to great effect.

Get The Look: Clinique Chubby Stick Lip Colour Balm ($17) in Classic Red

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Wear Your Scarf Untied:

Add some drama by letting your long scarf hang over your coat.

Get The Look: Blessing-Co Geometric Scarf ($24)

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Opt For Knee-High Boots:

Instead of reaching for tights and heels, go with a pair of leather boots! Add an unexpected touch to a midi skirt with these babies!

Get The Look: Tory Burch Bernice Leather Logo-Heel Boot($550) in Black

Got a Minute? Quick and Style!

XOXO

-D-Anna

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Beautiful Holiday

From pale pink to deep red to loads of glitter, Ive rounded up plenty of Pinterest inspiration to keep you looking beautiful for your impending parade of holiday parties!

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Pop Sugar Beauty

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Have a Beautiful Holiday!

XOXO

-D-Anna

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Fall’s Favorite Color: Wine

The season’s changing colors bring certain hues to mind…and the one that tops the list every Fall is rich shades of wine. But don’t worry: you don’t have to commit to one color. There are plenty of varietals—from dusky roses to deep burgundies—that perfectly mix and match.

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As with wine, often the simplest versions are the most rewarding.  The same can be said about the minimal Gucci Silk Cady Long Sleeve Dress Cate Blanchett chose.

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Olivia Palermo’s fashion month looks were pretty spectacular, and this faded cherry ensemble was no exception. She paired a Reiss Jacket and Leather Leggings in Cognac to create a modern take on the matching suit.

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You don’t have to retire your colorful moto jacket for the season. Ashley Madekwe paired a pale pink Mural Tough Girl Faux Leather Moto Jacket with Leith’s Long Sleeve Knit Midi Dress in Mahogany and Manolo Blahnik’s Taylor d’Orsay Pumps for a perfectly on-point look.

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There’s perhaps no better way to show your love and affection for this trend than Burberry’s Heart Print Shirt that Victoria Beckham wore.

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Actress Kiernan Shipka made a splash in her Delpozo Ruffle Skirt Dress at a Maybelline soiree. The combination of bordeaux and peach make for a delightfully sweet blend.

Are you Wearing this Fall Favorite?

XOXO

-D-Anna

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Orange you Hot

This summer, the tangerine makeup craze is hotter than ever! Take a cue from these celebs and rock the orange crush color on lips, nails, and cheeks.
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The pop starlet sported luscious creamsicle lips with spiky lashes and a tumble of waves. Flirty beyond belief.

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Porcelain skin paired with sheer orange blush gives skin a come-hither glow that guys can’t resist!
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With her matte, electric orange lips, the movie star took the neon thing to irresistible new heights. Pare down the rest of your makeup to put your pout on spotlight.

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Bright tangerine polish? Yes Please! Such a sexy accessory with a slinky white shift and peekaboo bangs.

orange-khloe-kardashianKhloe Kardashian
The reality star glowed in shimmery, gold-toned tangerine lips and cheeks – a subtle way to serve sun-kissed freshness (less obvious than bronze overload).

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The star brightened her complexion with a pop of barely-there coral blush – an instant lusty, luminous boost for all skin tones.

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A pop of bright orange lipstick can take any look from cute to downright sexy (especially when paired with bare shoulders).

Do you have an Orange Crush?

XOXO

-D-Anna

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Me “The White Queen”

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WHAT I AM WEARING:

Dress: By Calvin Klein: Calvin Klein Official Online Store 

Jewelry: Vintage

Makeup: For this Wintery look the Makeup Artist started with a full coverage base. He created an eye opening look with white shadow applied to the base and brow bone and a light silver in the crease. Then he rimmed  my upper lash line with black liquid liner and applied falsies. Peachy lips and cheeks finished up this Snowy look. Get a similar look with these suggestions: 1. Dermablend – Smooth Indulgence Foundation $32   2.  MAC Eye Shadow – No. 234 White Frost  $25   3. Stila Stay All Day Liquid Eye Liner  $19.84    4. Bare Escentuals Bareminerals Blush – Vintage Peach  $15     5. L’Oreal Paris Colour Riche Lipcolour, Peach Fuzz  $6    6. Mac Eye Lashes $10.95

Credits –    Photographer: Joey Jones  PhotoSpoke    Hair: Colleen Jamieson      Makeup: Jamieson Makeup Team    Model: Me!

XOXO

-D-Anna

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